Xcel Energy (Efficiency United) - Residential Energy Efficiency Gas Rebate Program (Michigan)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Michigan

Name Xcel Energy (Efficiency United) - Residential Energy Efficiency Gas Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Clothes Washers, Equipment Insulation, Water Heaters, Furnaces, Programmable Thermostats, Pipe Wrap, Faucet Aerator
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Natural Gas Water Heater: 35

Pipe Wrap: 4
Faucet Aerator: 1
Shower Head: 8
Energy Star Clothes Washer: 50
Natural Gas Furnace: 200
Natural Gas Water Heater: 35
Set-Back Thermostat: 20

Equipment Requirements Natural Gas Water Heater: EF .62 or higher

Pipe Wrap: R-4, Insulating hot water pipes
Faucet Aerator: 1.5 GPM or less
Shower Head: 2 per address
Energy Star Clothes Washer: CEE Tier 2 or 3 only
Furnace: AFUE of 92% or higher
Set-Back Thermostat: Energy Star rated
Natural Gas Water Heater: EF 0.62 or higher

Expiration Date 2010-12-31

Installation Requirements Equipment must be installed by a licensed contractor

Maximum Incentive Water Heater/Clothes Washer: 1 per address

Pipe Wrap: Limit of 10 linear ft.
Faucet Aerators: 3 per address

Program Administrator Efficiency United
Website http://efficiencyunited.com/util_xcel.asp
Date added to DSIRE 2009-12-04
Last DSIRE Review 2011-04-13

References DSIRE[1]


*Note: This incentive is no longer active or updated. It is part of the Efficiency United and Energy Smart Programs run by Franklin Energy

Xcel Energy offers rebates, assistance and other incentives through the Efficiency United program, which is a partnership between 11 Michigan utilities. The program is intended to provide assistance and incentives to customers who install or employ energy efficient equipment or measures which save money and energy at home and at work.

The Energy Star Appliance Rebate Program for gas customers is one part of this energy efficiency consortium. Xcel offers rebates on natural gas water heaters, pipe wrap, faucet aerators, shower heads, and energy star clothes washers. Separate information and forms for electric and gas customers are available on the program web site listed above.

The Residential HVAC Program provides incentives to residential gas customers for installing energy efficient furnaces and thermostats. Incentives will be provided to the home owner and will be based on fulfilling energy efficiency standards. See Efficiency United web site listed above for forms, further details, program guidelines and incentives.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Xcel Energy

Division Customer Service
Address 414 Nicollet Mall

Place Minneapolis, Michigan
Zip/Postal Code 55401-1993
Phone (800) 895-4999

Email Inquire@xcelenergy.com
Website http://www.xcelenergy.com/michigan/Company/Pages/Home.aspx

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"